Senior Finance officer

Closes: Sept 28, 2023, 9:00am
Contact: Lily Dy-Irwin - 08 8950 0504
Salary: Level 6.1 (MO) $ 96,403.69 p/a plus district allowance - $ 2611 w/dependents, $1498 w/o dependent

Permanent - Full-time

  • Peak local Coun­cil and com­mu­ni­ty leader for Cen­tral Australia
  • Part of a dynam­ic and future-focused community
  • Key role sup­port­ing the smart and effi­cient run­ning of the Council.

About Alice Springs Town Council

Alice Springs Town Coun­cil is con­sid­ered to be the heart and soul of Cen­tral Aus­tralia, fond­ly known as the Red Cen­tre. Our Vision is of a brighter future, a pros­per­ous and cohe­sive community.

The Oppor­tu­ni­ty

We seek an expe­ri­enced Senior Finance Offi­cer to pro­vide expert advice to the finance, accounts, and cus­tomer ser­vice offi­cers on rates, accounts payable, accounts receiv­able, and oth­er finance mat­ters and make a sig­nif­i­cant con­tri­bu­tion to the Finance Depart­ment by estab­lish­ing account­ing and finance poli­cies and pro­ce­dures.

You will assist in the prepa­ra­tion of depart­men­tal bud­gets, report­ing, and in the pro­vi­sion of accu­rate and time­ly finan­cial and man­age­ment infor­ma­tion.

Your respon­si­bil­i­ties will include men­tor­ing, coor­di­nat­ing, and pro­vid­ing expert advice to rates, accounts, and finance offi­cers on rates, accounts payable, accounts receiv­able, pur­chas­ing req­ui­si­tion, and order mat­ters, con­tribute to the man­age­ment and prepa­ra­tion of all busi­ness unit and sec­tion bud­gets and oth­er finan­cial doc­u­ments, and Pro­vide direc­tion to finance and accounts offi­cers in dai­ly, week­ly, month­ly and annu­al pro­cess­ing and queries with oth­er busi­ness unit to address pur­chase and invoice pay­ment matters.

What will you get from join­ing the team?

  • Attrac­tive salary of $96,403.69 p/​a plus dis­trict allowance — $ 2611 w/​dependents, $1498 w/​o dependents
  • 6 weeks annu­al leave with addi­tion­al gen­er­ous leave entitlements.